A SOUTH WALES-BASED construction company has won a £5.1 million contract to build a 32-home residential project.
Hale Construction, based in Neath, has been awarded the contract by Powys County Council for the site in Brecon, with work to start in the coming weeks.
Andrew Collins, contracts manager for Hale said: “The project consists of building 32 properties and associated works. Once complete, it will provide high-quality housing that demonstrates a significant improvement on the current building regulations standards therefore reducing heating bills and improving living standards.
“These properties will be a fantastic addition to Powys housing stock. We look forward to working with our local supply chain partners to provide employment and training opportunities throughout the project.”
The contract is the first to be awarded to Hale by Powys County Council.
David Harrhy, managing director of Hale Construction, said: “JG Hale Construction are delighted to have been chosen by Powys County Council to deliver such an innovative scheme for the local people of Brecon and the surrounding area.
“We look forward to creating a superb new development of high-quality homes for those who need them most.”
Cabinet member for Economic Development, Housing, and Regulatory Services, Councillor James Evans, said: “I’m delighted that Hale Construction Ltd have been appointed as the lead contractor for this exciting and innovative social housing development project.
“This development, which will meet the needs of the local community, is just the first of many housing developments that we are planning across the county.
“It will also help meet our Vision 2025 – to build a minimum of 250 affordable homes across the county. We are looking forward to working with JG Hale Construction Ltd”